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Donations so high at Kennett Clothing Closet, appeal is put out for more space

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Security guard kills raccoon on school grounds; parents demand transparency

WEST FALLOWFIELD >> A school security guard shot and killed a raccoon on the Octorara High School grounds three weeks ago, but some parents claim school administrators have been covering up the incident. ...

By Fran Maye|

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    Many from Kennett Square fought in World War I

    “There was fighting in the mountains and at night we could see the flashes from the artillery. In the dark it was like summer lightning, but the nights were cool and there was not the feeling of a storm coming.”

    By Gene Pisasale For 21st-centurymedia.com |

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    Developers flocking to Kennett Square; interest in the town at all-time high

    KENNETT SQUARE >> When borough officials crafted an ordinance permitted brewpubs a few years back, good things started to happen. Businesses prospered. Developers started to show an interest in the town of just one square mile.

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    Journey toward one billion steps begins with stroll through Kennett Square

    WEST CHESTER >> Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu is remembered for remarking that the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. In Chester County, the journey toward one billion steps has began with a stroll through Kennett Square.

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    Local third-grade Girl Scout Brownies learn to share with Family Promise

    Girl Scout Brownie Troop 4707, from Unionville Elementary, met with Susan Minarchi, Executive Director, Family Promise of Southern Chester County to deliver donations in the form of supplies and money. This was the year long culmination of the Third grade girls’ work on their Philanthropy and Give Back badges, as well as their World of Girls Journey. Susan spent time talking to the Girl Scouts about Family Promise and the services they provide, as well as answering the girls’...

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    Kennett High School inducts National Honor Society members

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The Kennett High School Blue and White Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed the 2017-18 inductees at a ceremony and reception on March 22, 2017.

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    Newlin Township officials to take on gerrymandering

    NEWLIN TOWNSHIP >> At its April 10th meeting, the Newlin Township Board of Supervisors will be discussing a resolution seeking to end gerrymandering in Pennsylvania by supporting legislation calling for fair, independent nonpartisan redistricting reform.

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    Police seek man who robbed Kennett-area Walgreens at gunpoint

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Police are still looking for the man who robbed the Walgreens Pharmacy at gunpoint on Sunday, March 26, making off with money, cigarettes and an employee’s cell phone.

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    Tonight - Unionville Indoor Color Guard send-off as they go to World Championships

    The send off performances of the Indoor Color Guard and Indoor Percussion groups will take place at Unionville High School tonight at 8:30 pm as they make their way to the Winter Guard International World Championships in Dayton, OH. The event will be over at 9pm. Both groups are currently ranked in 1st place in their regional Scholastic A Division and it is a testament to the students’ musicianship and performance ability to have both groups going to Worlds!

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    Willowdale Steeplechase tickets on sale now

    WILLOWDALE >> Spring is here and patrons and fans are gearing up for The 25th Anniversary Running of the Willowdale Steeplechase!

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    FairDistrictsPA aims to reform elections and end gerrymandering

    LONDON GROVE >> At first glance, a map showing the legislative districts in Pennsylvania looks like the result of a pastry chef gone wild with his cookie cutters. There are no uniform shapes, no uniformity in the content, and the edges don’t conform to any geographical characteristic like rivers or mountain ranges. But in reality, the pattern is actually a reflection of the partisan method that a majority party in power uses to keep its strength and minimize the input of the...

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